Hedge and Private Equity

Junior Accountant, New York, NY

Junior Accountant (New York, NY): Our client, a growing hedge and private equity firm with over $1.5b in AUM, is seeking a Junior Accountant to join their investment and management accounting team. This role will report to their Controller and will be the second hire within accounting. 

Key Points:

·       Firm has recently launched two new PE funds and is continuing to fundraise 

·       Firm has added over $500m in the last 12 months 

·       Ability to get involved in accounting from start to finish 

·       Extremely low turnover and a ton of opportunity to grow within 

·       Environment is open, collaborative, and the people are extremely down to earth!


·       Allocate fund expenses and calculations of fund accruals; track investment activity for hedge fund and private equity investments

·       Ensure that capital calls, distributions and cash movements are sent/received; review the monthly and quarterly close process

·       Assist with management company budget, projections and partner allocations; help develop controls, policies and procedures

·       Assist with cash management, expense controls and bill pay of the funds; work closely with audit and tax accountants to facilitate timely completion of audited financials and tax returns


·       Finance or Accounting degree with 6 months to 2 years of relevant experience; excellent computer skills, interpersonal and communications skills

·       Knowledge of the securities industry including hedge funds and private equity is preferred; this person should have the ability to work independently in a small office environment and prioritize work to meet deadlines

Job Reference #1374

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